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Portrait of Peter Sortwell

Description

One of a pair of oval pastel portraits of the Sortwells. Framed in elaborately gilded rectangular wood and gesso frames, now glassed over. Sophie Augustus Foye (.1) and Peter (probably) Sortwell (.2).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1950
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
pastel paper
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Drawing
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
pastel paper
portraits
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
40 1/8 x 36 1/2 x 4 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.328.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
290505
Related Items
Title Portrait Accession number 1958.328.1 Relationship Pair

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